SFD – Sarajevo Food Dictionary


Baklava is the queen of Bosnian-Herzegovinian sweet dishes and that is a commonly known fact. The exact origins are mixed with a few assumptions, but it is considered that the first baklavas were made by Assyrians with a lot of thicker phyllo dough. The Greeks introduced innovation, and they started to make thiner phyllo dough, […]

Ancient cultures used to find the quintessence and wisdom in tea. Unfortunately, in our cultures tea is used only in the event of a disease or cold. The reason is that the value of the tea is unknown as well as the whole world of this beverage that is hidden. Franz & Sophie is a […]

There are few people in the city who do not know about 4 rooms of Mrs. Safija. Beautifully furnished interior, and if you pay attention to furniture and lights, you will notice that they are set to present a stage that is ready to present the biggest star of this restaurant – perfectly prepared and […]

It is not very often in life you get to meet a person who creates something out of love, with a smile on her face and with the support of her family. Such a positive environment creates an atmosphere in which productivity is a natural state and a lot of beauty can emerge in the form […]

Where to go in the city to try a tasty pasta just as Italians can make, enriched with delicious fresh shrimps? The Sarajevo Food Dictionary pointed out such a place through its recommendations. It’s BarSa’s restaurant right in the centre of a town. A very nicely decorated restaurant with large portals and menu that catch […]

The original falafel came from the broad bean. But today, falafel is the second most famous dish made of chickpeas. First is humus. This vegetarian specialty provides its roots deep in the past. In Israel and Lebanon, it is considered a national dish. There is a story that was invented by the Egyptians, 1000 years […]

When some stranger asks what klepe are, it is simply explained that they are Bosnian ravioli. The main difference between ravioli and klepe is that dough for klepe is softer, they are cut in different way ​​and otherwise folded. But for the first aid in explaining ravioli are a great synonym. The one who knew […]

Everyone likes maslenica, because all of the ingredients that make maslenica are lovable and tasty, so combination of them can only make the dish more supreme. Pizza dough, chicken, cheese, mushrooms and sauce are the basic components of this phenomenal dish. You can find maslenica in various places everywhere in Sarajevo, but the Sarajevo Food […]

Salad has been served for a long time as an side dish with the main dish. It is an amazing source of vitamin due to raw vegetables, which is the main ingredient of salads generally. As the salad is a part of a meal usually the richest in vitamins and good calories, it was quite […]

Chocolate cake

In a  confectionery in Strossmayer Street you can find unbelievable cakes that will surely catch your eye by the way they look and taste. The cake that especially attracts attention is the chocolate crust. A round chocolate tart, filled with chocolate cream, which is so full of taste and it looks incredible. It is decorated […]


Sarajevo abounds with pie shops. You just have to pass not only Čaršija, as an old part of Sarajevo, where you can find stores of traditional food, but to any part of the city and you will periodically smell the pie. The truth is such, pie is a part of everyday life of all who […]

Sarajevo is a city of sweet recipes, year after year new patisserie are opened and they offer different and new desserts both in appearance and taste. The choice was never bigger and we’re glad about it. But there is something in classical recipes and cakes, as if they are wearing some trace of tradition and […]

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